Watercolour Workshop with Darren Woodhead

Waterston House, SOC HQ and surrounding area

Date: 17 December 2017
Time: 9.45am arrival for a 10am start - 3.30pm finish approx.
Price: £55 (£45 SOC members)

“For Darren Woodhead, a sheet of paper is a pool of light on which paints dance”,

Julian Spalding, Former Director of Glasgow Museums and Art Galleries


A rare opportunity to join the Swarovski / Birdwatch magazine Artist of the Year 2009 for a day’s painting and tuition.

*Places are limited to a maximum of ten participants to ensure significant 1:1 time with Darren*.


The morning session will be devoted to a brief talk and demonstration, before the group puts brush to paper. After lunch (weather permitting), Darren will take participants painting outdoors to be inspired by the surroundings of Aberlady /Gosford, or alternatively, within and around the Club’s beautifully situated Headquarters which overlook Aberlady Bay Local Nature Reserve.


The workshop will commence at SOC HQ, Waterston House, Aberlady at 10am and last till 3.30pm approx. Tea and coffee will be served from 9.45am.

What to bring:

* Your own watercolour paints, brushes, paper (watercolour is ideal), water pot, drawing board and clips or tapes to hold the paper down.
* A packed lunch. Hot drinks will be provided at the Centre throughout the day.
* Something to sit on (e.g. a mat, stool, rug) for when painting outdoors.
* Warm clothing. Do please dress according to the weather forecast and come prepared with waterproof footwear.


We regret that we are only able to take cash or cheque payments (please make cheques payable to ‘Darren Woodhead’) and payment is required in advance. To book please see a member of staff at Waterston House or post a cheque to Jane Cleaver, SOC, Waterston House, Aberlady, EH32 0PY.


Booking Information

Booking essential. Please contact us on 01875 871 330.

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